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Iron (Open) Sight: Combination of a raised front sight and a notched rear sight. These sights are simple and inexpensive. Iron sights allow quick sighting. To aim, you center the top of the bead or post within the notch of the rear sight and line up on the target. Iron sights can be fixed or adjustable.

Open sight